National Ag Day

National Ag Day

I can’t believe it’s already spring! To be honest, I didn’t think it would ever get here.  Winter is having a pretty tough time saying goodbye this year, at least in Oklahoma.  With the start of spring comes one of my favorite “National” days; It’s National Ag Day! So what! What is National Ag Day? … Continue reading

Everyone Needs a little research in their life

Everyone Needs a little research in their life

If you know me, you probably already know that research is very important to me.  Research paves the road to new innovations, technologies and industry improvements. Below you will find a link to a survey.  This survey is part of research being conducted by Texas Tech University. I highly encourage you to take the few … Continue reading

What’s your go to health food?

What’s your go to health food?

As the first month of 2014 comes to a close the first thing that comes to mind is wondering how many resolutions have been broken and how many are still on track.  I’ll be honest, I’m always on the wagon setting a New Year’s resolution but rarely do I actually follow through with keeping it. … Continue reading

The Handiest Tool in Your Kitchen

The Handiest Tool in Your Kitchen

If you would have asked me what the handiest tool in my kitchen was 10 years ago, you either wouldn’t have gotten an answer (because I was in college and lived off ramen noodles) or I probably would have questioned what a kitchen really was.  As I’ve matured, I’ve not only learned how to utilize … Continue reading

The Huffington Post, Bacon and Nitrites

The Huffington Post, Bacon and Nitrites

I recently had the opportunity to write an article for the Huffington Post’s new Food for Thought section.  So, I decided to shed some light on a common misconception surrounding one of America’s favorite proteins…. BACON! Below is a reprint of the article. Also check it out over on the Huffington Post site and join … Continue reading

Eggs, the Overlooked Protein

Eggs, the Overlooked Protein

If you really stop and think, they’re pretty hard to avoid.  Eggs, they’re EVERYWHERE from breads to pizza dough and even some ice creams.  During my vegan adventure they were the hardest thing to avoid!  First off, who doesn’t like some sort of eggs for breakfast?  You can have them poached, scrambled, over easy, omelet … Continue reading

Hey Chipotle

Hey Chipotle

“Come with me, and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination, take a look and you’ll see in to your imagination. We’ll begin with a spin traveling in a world of my creation.” This is exactly what you’ve done Chipotle; taken consumers for a ride in your imagination. Your latest video just slapped farmers … Continue reading

Do Farmers Have Choices?

Do Farmers Have Choices?

Originally posted on [ j. l. d. ] Photograph Blog:
There seems to be a consensus going around that farmers have no choice when it comes to the seed they choose to plant. Or if they do have a choice, large corporations like Monsanto force it upon them. And if anybody tries to voice their opinion and…